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General Palmer Hotel

#10 of 32 Hotels in Durango
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567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
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Edgewood, New Mexico
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location is ideal if you are planning to ride the train up to Silverton. The young man that helped us with our bags was exceptional. Wonderful attitude, very eager to please. We rented a two bedroom, one bath room to accommodate ourselves and another couple we were traveling with. Family room was located in a separate building across the parking... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel provides a truly great experience. The furnishings and ambiance are of a bygone era, but the amenities are up to date and deluxe. The elevator provides a little bit of time travel. The staff was extremely helpful and very pleasant. We would definitely stay here again. More 

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Arlington, Texas
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This may be my favorite hotel . . . anywhere . . . ever. It's historic and top class. It's beautiful inside and out and the staff are so friendly and helpful. It's next door to several restaurants and the vintage railroad terminal. We were with a group of 14 Corvette tourists from in and around Ft. Worth Texas. Since... More 

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Corpus Christi, TX
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of four checked into the three bedroom family suite for two nights, and we had a most wonderful experience! My little girls loved the Gund bears, the Victorian charm, and my husband and I loved the space and easy location next to the Silverton train. The breakfast was superb! We'd stay again any time!

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has been lovingly maintained and provided a delightful stay. The rooms are updated, but have kept their historic decor. The beds were exceptionally comfortable. The location can't be beat - in the historic downtown and one block from the Durango-Silverton train station. No trains at night :)

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a relatively old hotel which is quite quaint and well appointed. The rooms are spacious quiet and very clean. The hotel is located on Main Street and close to all the restaurants, shopping and bars. The price was very reasonable compared to other downtown options.

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York, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location central to town. Hotel has lots of character and we stayed in large room, very well decorated and equipped. Really comfy king size bed. We stayed in room at front of hotel and had no problems with street noise. Breakfast was a bit chaotic as the dining area was quite small and food and drinks not always replenished.... More 

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Trenton, Florida
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The General Palmer is a small hotel, but it makes up for that with style. We were greeted by a parking lot attendant when we arrived. (They have plenty of free parking.) The lobby is Victorian and beautiful. The rooms were very nice, clean and large with more Victorian furnishings. They do have an elevator, but it is tiny (maybe... More 

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Illinois
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you step into the General Palmer you feel like you have stepped back in time. The decor reflects its 1890s origin and the service is excellent. Breakfast room is a bit small; there is plenty of room in the anteroom, but not as comfortable for eating. Location is great: walkable to many cafes and to the train.

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Paula N, General Manager at General Palmer Hotel, responded to this review

Good Morning, "YNotGotravel" Thank you for leaving a review of your stay with us. My staff and I are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Durango is such a fun place to spend your vacation! More 

Towson, Maryland
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect for us - a great location, a wonderful staff, a spacious room, a king size four poster traditional bed with luxury linens, a sitting area with two comfortable upholstered chairs, a coffee service with glass cups, silverware, and linen napkins, a wine station with an ice bucket, corkscrew, and wine glasses, and a luxury bath with terry... More 

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Paula N, General Manager at General Palmer Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Patty S. Wow, thank you so much! I will definitely let my staff know! Paula More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rich with Victorian elegance, the General Palmer Hotel has all the modern comforts that you would expect of a Four Diamond establishment. Named after General William Jackson Palmer who established the hotel in 1898, the General Palmer is the only historical Four Diamond Hotel in Southwestern Colorado. Each room has been hand decorated in the Victorian era with luxurious amenities. It’s the little touches that make the General Palmer unique; freshly baked muffins each morning and Teddy Bears on every bed. Enjoy our southwestern hospitality with concierge service from a gracious and caring staff available day and night, year around. We are located in downtown Durango right next door to the Narrow Gauge Railroad and we are within easy walking distance of many fine dining restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Palmer Hotel

Address: 567 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
Location: United States > Colorado > Durango
Price Range: $120 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — General Palmer Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
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Hotel General Palmer
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Durango
#6 Family Hotel in Durango
#7 Business Hotel in Durango
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